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S_E_Fudd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 11:15 AM
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Poll question: What will Congress look like after the 2010 elections?
Edited on Mon Jan-25-10 11:15 AM by S_E_Fudd

Sorry, polls are turned off at Level 3.

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ourbluenation Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 11:16 AM
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1. Republican house, dem senate got a vote? Really? n/t
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karynnj Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 11:23 AM
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2. I'm still thinking - but that is not as outrageous as it sounds
Only a third of the Senate is up and these are the seats that were up in 2004. Just as 2002 led to mostly strong Democrats surviving and few new Democrats - making 2008 with Obama great. (There was already a lot of anger at ANY incumbents, but Senators like Kerry, Harkin, Durbin and Biden all were easily re-elected. To lose the Senate means Losing more than 8 (so Lieberman who I don't trust not to lose parties). (Nate Siver showed very little probabilty of that.)

In the House everyone is up and we have the bulk of the junior Congressmen because we won the last two times.

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dgibby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 11:27 AM
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3. Corporate House, Corporate Senate. n/t
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apnu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 11:28 AM
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4. Yeah, why isn't that an option? (nt)
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S_E_Fudd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 11:32 AM
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7. Well that is assumed...
Why I didn't list it!!
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Demeter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 11:30 AM
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5. Older, But Not Wiser, and a Lot Less Hopeful
and poorer. Definitely poorer, and sicker.
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Maru Kitteh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 11:31 AM
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6. Exxon/Mobil/Time-Warner House - GE/Goldman-Sachs/BCBS Senate
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name not needed Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 11:35 AM
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8. It'll look like the clusterfuck of corporate influence and stupidity it was before the election
But with a few new idiots.
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S_E_Fudd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 11:38 AM
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9. No doubt!...nt
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LLStarks Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 11:40 AM
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10. We're gonna lose seats in both houses, but neither will change hands.
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Greyhound Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 11:41 AM
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11. Legislative, Judicial, and Executive all serving The One True Party. n/t
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S_E_Fudd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 11:43 AM
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12. Right now I would say we lose the House...keep the Senate with 52 seats....
Edited on Mon Jan-25-10 11:46 AM by S_E_Fudd
Think 10 seat or so majority for the Repubs in the House

Senate Dems lose NV, PA, ND, DE, AR, MA, IN...

In a wave we lose CA and NY too..
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Kurt_and_Hunter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 11:44 AM
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13. astute nt.
Edited on Mon Jan-25-10 11:44 AM by Kurt_and_Hunter
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Tierra_y_Libertad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 11:44 AM
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14. The same as it has for decades. An edifice to the status quo and politics-as-usual.
Full of crooks, place-holders, liars, incompetents, ego-maniacs, and the rare, very rare, public servant.
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closeupready Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 11:54 AM
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15. Nominally, both chambers will remain Democratic.
In fact, the Senate will act Republican, the House less so, but in both cases, Democrats will lose seats.
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